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Business Instructor
College of the Desert in Palm Desert, California
 
 
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Date Posted 01/05/2021
Category
Faculty-Business-Management
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 
Business Instructor, Full-time Tenure Track


Classification Title: Teaching Faculty
Department: Business Administration
Rank: Instructor
Tenure Information: Tenure Track

Job Description:
The College and the District:
The College of the Desert, Desert Community College District enrolls approximately 15,000 students each academic year with steady enrollment growth each year. College of the Desert embraces diversity in all forms and the right of all people to have access to quality higher education in a safe learning environment. Designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), College of the Desert administers an array of student programs specifically focused on student support and helping students achieve their educational and career goals. As a two-year college, we offer Associates Degree for Transfer, both in Art and Sciences, Associates Degrees, and Certificates across a wide range of disciplines.
College of

the Desert is a district that consists of leadership, staff, and faculty who are committed to enhancing our community through supporting the academic success of all of our students including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students of all ages, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, dreamers, and students of diverse sexual orientation and gender expression.

When you join College of the Desert you can expect to be part of a diverse, inclusive, and collaborative community. We provide students with a rich and dynamic learning experience that embraces differences, emphasizes collaboration, and engages students in and out of the classroom. We are committed to ensuring that College of the Desert is a welcoming place for the success of all students.

Interested in learning more about College of the Desert and the Coachella Valley? Visit the links below.

  • The Community - Coachella Valley
  • College of the Desert




Who We Want:
College of the Desert is seeking individuals from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities, and orientations. As such, we prioritize individuals who fully demonstrate their understanding of the community we serve, the benefits of diversity in a professional and educational setting, and values creating a culture that brings people together. A successful candidate will value working in a collegial, collaborative environment that is guided by a commitment to inclusion, student education, and equity. An equity-minded individual is a person who already does or has demonstrated the desire to:

  • Understand the importance of holding ourselves accountable as faculty, staff and leadership for closing equity gaps and engaging in equitable practices;
  • Reframe inequities as a problem of practice and view the elimination of inequities as an individual and collective responsibility;
  • Encourage positive race-consciousness and embrace human difference;
  • Reflect on institutional and teaching practices and aim to make them more culturally responsive; and
  • Strategically build buy-in and participation among colleagues for equity-related initiatives.




BASIC FUNCTION
Under administrative leadership, it is the responsibility of the instructor to participate in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of educational programs, courses, and other experiences that will directly result in the educational growth of the students and support advancement of the vision, mission, and values of the community college district.

WORKING CONDITIONS
Classroom and online environment and faculty office environment.
Classes may be held at all campus locations, Palm Desert, Indio, Mecca-Thermal, Palm Springs, and/or Desert Hot Springs. Classes may be scheduled during the day, evening, or weekend and may include online synchronous and asynchronous teaching and learning.

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Faculty Bargaining Unit Position

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Under administrative leadership, it is the responsibility of the instructor to participate in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of educational programs, courses, and other experiences that will directly result in the educational growth of the students and support advancement of the vision, mission, and values of the community college district.




Essential Duties:
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
A. Classroom responsibilities

1. Meet classes/laboratories on day and times assigned.

2. Develop and implement instruction for each class/laboratory period which is consistent with the official course outline.

3. Develop and distribute the first week of class, a written syllabus for each course to communicate to students course objectives, grading criteria, and classroom policies.

4. Demonstrate respect for student rights as specified in District policy and applicable laws.

5. Submit requisitions for textbooks and instructional materials in a timely manner.

6. Refer students to tutoring and related student services when appropriate.

7. Supervise student in off-campus activities when participation is expected as part of a course requirement or where such supervision is part of the instructors load.

8. Provide academic assistance and related services to students during scheduled office hours.


B. Evaluation of Students

1. Evaluate students progress toward meeting course objectives; advise the students of course objectives, methods of evaluation and the results of the evaluation.

2. Return assignments and examination results in a timely fashion.

3. Assign grades to students in the manner provided by District policy and administrative procedure and prescribed by the Education Code and Title V regulations for the State of California.

4. Participate in the credit by examination program where applicable.

5. Submit required administrative paperwork, including grade report forms, in a timely and accurate manner.


C. Curriculum

1. Participate in the development and review of curriculum as needed.

2. Participate in the development of alternative teaching modalities.


D. Student Advising

1. Advise enrolled students on such matters as:

a. Course content, scope, and meaning.

b. Major course requirements for the degree or certificate.

c. Learning skills

d. Collateral or enrichment reading or experience opportunities for further understanding of the courses or subject field.

e. Career alternative/opportunities related to the subject field.

2. Participate as a Faculty Advisor to student organizations or clubs.


E. Professional Development

1. Participate in required professional development activities.

2. Continue to develop professional skills and knowledge.

3. Participate in planning staff development programs.

4. Participate in institutional research activities and grants.

5. Attend/participate in professional conferences, seminars, or meetings.


F. Additional Responsibilities

1. Schedule, announce to students in all classes, and maintain office hours.

2. Attend and participate in department/center meetings.

3. Attend commencement ceremony.

4. Participate in the process of Shared Governance by contributing to the academic community through committee work on the department, division, college and/or district level, or participate in other significant non-classroom college, district, or community activities.

5. Keep official records required by District policy and administrative procedures and submit them in accordance with college procedures.

6. Participate in supervision of student assistants and paraprofessionals.

7. Participate in articulation activities and the coordination of inter-divisional and intra-divisional learning activities.

8. Abide by departmental regulations concerning the proper use, care, and security of equipment.

9. Advise administration of unsafe conditions or potential hazards and recommend solutions.

10. Participate in advisory committee meetings as required.

11. Consult with management on personnel needs; assist with position announcements, recruitment, and screening/interviewing committees.

12. Participate in the tenure review process as assigned.

13. Participate in the evaluation of regular faculty and adjunct faculty as assigned.

14. Participate in mentoring of new faculty as assigned.

15. Fulfill all obligations as established in the current collective bargaining agreement.





Knowledge Of:

Ability To:

Minimum Qualifications:
Masters in business, business management, business administration, accountancy, finance, marketing or business education
OR
Bachelors in any of the above
AND
Masters in economics, personnel management, public administration, or Juris Doctor Degree (J.D.) or Legum Baccalaureus (LL.B.)
OR
Bachelors in economics with a business emphasis
AND
Masters in personnel management, public administration, or Juris Doctor Degree (J.D.) or Legum Baccalaureus (LL.B.)
OR the equivalent

Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

EQUIVALENCY REQUESTS & FOREIGN EQUIVALENCY EVALUATIONS:

  • If you do not clearly meet the minimum qualifications as they are defined, you MUST submit an Equivalency Request form along with your application materials.
  • Degrees earned outside of the U.S. require that a Foreign Equivalency Evaluation be uploaded IN ADDITION TO the foreign transcripts.
  • Equivalency Information is available by clicking here.
  • Foreign Equivalency information is available by clicking here.




Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in real world business environment.
  • Ability to teach and develop curriculum on quantitative business activities such as finance and market research based on experience in business.
  • Progressive leadership experience in business.
  • Experience in business finance and/or other quantitative aspects of business.




Salary Range/Rate: Commensurate on experience/education
Salary Detail Information: Full time instructional Masters Required:
Salary Placement is according to the Full time Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement. Minimum Master level starting rate is $7,460.32 per month for an annual 10-month assignment. Maximum starting salary with a doctorate and significant instructional experience is $9,576.66 per month for a 10-month annual assignment. This is a 10 month per year full-time tenure-track position. For more information on salary placement please see the Collective Bargaining Agreement and Salary Schedule .

Posting Number: 20-043-F
Open Date: 12/15/2020
Close Date: 2/16/2021
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:
REQUIRED ATTACHMENTS:
Applications missing any of the required documents listed will not be considered. The following documents are required at the time of application:

  • Online Application: Please fill out your online application completely with all requested details.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV): Must include length of employment (month/year start & end dates) for each employer.

  • Cover Letter: Please address how you meet the minimum requirements for this position and any special qualifications you possess.
  • Unofficial Transcripts: Must be from an accredited institution, show name of institution, degree awarded, discipline, and date awarded. Diplomas will not be accepted in lieu of the required transcripts.




IN YOUR APPLICATION

  • List of Professional References: References should include at least two current or previous supervisors, two faculty members, and two other references not related to the applicant (including classified support staff). Please include names, e-mail addresses and current telephone numbers for each professional reference in your application. Applicants from sectors other than higher education should submit comparable references. Letters of reference will not be accepted in lieu of the required List of Professional References.


EQUIVALENCY REQUESTS & FOREIGN EQUIVALENCY EVALUATIONS:

  • If you do not clearly meet the minimum qualifications as they are defined, you MUST submit an Equivalency Request form along with your application materials.
  • Degrees earned outside of the U.S. require that a Foreign Equivalency Evaluation be uploaded IN ADDITION TO the foreign transcripts.
  • Foreign Equivalency information is available by clicking here.
  • Equivalency Request Form is available by clicking here.

    SCHEDULE:
  • For consideration competed qualifying applications must be completed by February 16, 2021.
  • Interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of March 22nd, 2021.
  • This opportunity is for a Fall 2021 start date.



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